Spring Meeting 35th Anniversary-2020

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Spring Meeting 35th Anniversary-2020


Vision 2020: Bringing our Future into Focus
PHT Spring Meeting 35th Anniversary

April 5-7, 2020 

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Philadelphia

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For 35 Years, The pharmaceutical and health technology field’s top information professionals  Come together at the Spring Meeting for a unique opportunity to network, learn, and spread our own ideas.  

Please join us in Philadelphia for great speakers, panelists, sessions, and networking

35th annual Spring meeting

Please join the Pharmaceutical and Health Technology Division in Philadelphia for our 35th Annual Spring Meeting.  The PHT Spring Meeting offers a unique opportunity to learn from our peers, network with our colleagues, and engage with our vendor representatives. Our agenda is focused on providing programming specific to the needs of information professionals in pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields.

Meaghan Muir will kick off the meeting by leading the continuing education course focusing on demystifying systematic literature review. We have two great keynote speakers: Doug Long, Vice President, Industry Relations, IQVIA talks about the US Pharmaceutical Market on day one and Jane Greenberg, Alice B. Kroeger Professor and  Director, Metadata Research Center at Drexel University discusses where data science meets library science.  Our Monday night special event is a cruise on the Spirit of Philadelphia. We hope to see you there to celebrate our 35th Spring Meeting!

KeyNote Speakers

Doug Long, Vice President, industry relations, iqvia

Title: The US Pharmaceutical Market: Trends, Issues and Outlook

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Doug Long is Vice President of Industry Relations at IQVIA (formerly Quintiles IMS) one the world’s largest pharmaceutical information company. IQVIA offers services to the pharmaceutical industry in over 101 countries around the globe.

Doug has been with IQVIA since 1989.  His fundamental task is to help secure data for all existing and new databases supported by IQVIA, manage supplier, manufacturer & association relationships, and develop information for data partners.  As direct consequence of his involvement in these areas, Doug has considerable experience with, and a unique perspective on, the changing U.S. and global healthcare marketplace and pharmaceutical distribution.

NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, stated, “Doug Long has earned a reputation as one of the foremost ‘go-to’ sources when it comes to the numbers and trends behind this industry.  He has built a reputation of synthesizing the latest industry information and forecasting ‘what’s next’ in ways that helps stakeholders to understand what it means for their day-to-day businesses.”

A native of Illinois, Doug received a BA from DePauw University and holds an MBA in Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.

Jane Greenberg, Alice B. Kroeger Professor AND Director, Metadata Research Center, Information Science Department, College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University

Title: Now and ‘When’? A Perspective on Information Professionals in Our Data-Driven Society

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Jane Greenberg is the Alice B. Kroeger Professor and Director of the Metadata Research Center, at the College of Computing & Informatics, Drexel University. Her research activities focus on metadata, knowledge organization, linked data, data science, and information economics.

She serves on the NSF Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (NEBDIH) and the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) advisory boards, and is Principal investigator (PI) on the NSF Spoke initiative, “A Licensing Model and Ecosystem for Data Sharing.” Greenberg is also a PI on two NSF Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR) collaborative initiatives (“Accelerating the Discovery of Electronic Materials through Human-Computer Bayesian Optimization,” and “Biology-Guided Neural Networks for Discovering Phenotypic Traits”), and the lead PI on the IMLS funded Library Education and Data Science (LEADS) program.

Professor Greenberg’s research has been funded by the NSF, NIH, IMLS, NEH, Microsoft Research, Santander Bank, Glaxo-Smith-Kline, the National Library of Medicine, the Library of Congress, OCLC Online Computer Library Center, among other sponsors. She has received numerous awards and honors for her research and leadership; and in 2016, she was recognized as an ELATE at Drexel® Fellow.

 Schedule

Schedule In Progress. Please check back regularly for updates.

Saturday, April 4th

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dine Around (Self- Pay)

Chart House- Seafood on the Delaware River
555 South Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia PA 19147

A block and half walk or a free shuttle from the hotel

Sunday, April 5th

8:00 AM-9:00 AM

CE Course Breakfast

9:00 AM -1:00 PM

CE Course: "Demystifying Systematic Literature Reviews: Identifying Opportunities for Information Teams and Librarians"

Meaghan Muir, Information Manager, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Participants are required to bring a laptop to class for interactive exercises

                    11:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Registration (Attendees and Exhibitors)

                    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibitor Setup

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Open Board Meeting: Caren Torrey, 2020 PHT Chair, Moderator

6:00 PM-8:30 PM

Dinner and Exhibits Kick-off

Monday, April 6th

8:00 AM- 8:50 AM

Breakfast and Exhibits

8:50 AM- 9:00 AM

Opening Remarks- Dave Kipp, NEJM Group

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

Keynote: "US Pharmaceutical Market: Trends, Issues, and Outlook"

Doug Long, Vice President, Industry Relations, IQVIA

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

Snacks and Exhibits

10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Competitor Information Case Studies:

1. Not just competitive intelligence; partnering to deliver value in NASH 

Presented by So Man, Clinical Information Science Director, AstraZeneca

2. Competitive Intelligence for Early-Stage Research Projects 

Presented by Amy Huang, Scientific & Competitive Intelligence, Sanofi

11:30 AM- 12:00 PM

             Ease Your Researchers’ Authentication and Access Needs: New                      Developments for Seamless Access

Robert Boissy, Springer Nature
Presenters TBD 

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lunch and Exhibits

1:00 PM-2:15 PM

Clinical Trial Intelligence Databases Town Hall: How Do Editorial Policies Affect Content and Coverage?

Panelists include:

Samantha Chesney, Cortellis/Clarivate

Karen Currie, Executive Director, Editorial, Citeline (Informa)

TBD, Adis Clinical Trials Insight (Springer)

2:15 PM-3:15 PM

               Snacks and Exhibits

3:15 PM-4:00 PM

Growing the Information Center-Lessons Learned

                Kimberly Bouchard-Flanagan, Daiichi Sankyo

Susie Corbett, NC Biotech Center

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

The Future of PHT

Caren Torrey, Biogen and PHT Chair 2020

5:00 PM- 5:10 PM

Closing notes—logistics for evening event

5:10-6:30 PM

Free Time for Networking

6:30 PM- 10:00 PM

Social Event: Dinner Cruise on the Spirit of Philadelphia

Boarding Time:  6:30 p.m.

Cruising Time:    7:00 p.m. sharp

tuesday, April 7th

8:00 AM-8:50 AM

Breakfast and Exhibits

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

Keynote: Now and ‘When’? A Perspective on Information Professionals in Our Data-Driven Society

               Jane Greenberg, Alice B. Kroeger Professor

               Director, Metadata Research Center
               Information Science Department
               College of Computing and Informatics
               Drexel University

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Drug Discovery & Development

Presented by Sean Grullon, GSK

10:45- 11:15 AM

Snacks and Exhibits

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

            “Pharmacovigilance Roundup”

Presenters TBD

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Identifying Emerging Biomedical Science from Multivariate Data Sources Using Machine Learning

Presented by Chris McKenna, Clarivate Analytics

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM *

Lunch and Last Chance for Exhibits
*Exhibit Hall Closes at 2 PM

2:00 PM- 3:00 PM

Transforming Data into Knowledge (Using Power BI)

Presented by Chrissy Geluk, Librarian at Your Service LLC

3:00 PM- 3:45 PM

FAIR Data Principles- What They are and Why They Matter

Presented by Ray Gilmartin, Copyright Clearance Center

3:45 PM- 4:00 PM

Closing notes- Meeting Concludes

4:00-5:00 PM

Informal Networking (Optional)

CE course 

Demystifying Systematic Literature Reviews: Identifying Opportunities for Information Teams and Librarians

Meaghan Muir – Information Manager, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc

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Summary

In today's Pharma/Biotech/Medical Device landscape, business functions such as Real World Evidence (RWE), Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER), and Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR) have assumed an increasingly critical role in organizational success. These evidence-based practices rely heavily on systematic literature reviews, which are complex, targeted surveys of large data sets - typically literature and study outcomes.

This workshop will introduce participants to the primary concepts, methodologies, and processes involved in systematic reviews and demonstrate the exciting cross-functional opportunities they represent to Information Teams and Librarians.

Instructor

Meaghan Muir joined the Library & Information Sciences team at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in November 2018 as Information Manager.  She is responsible for scientific intelligence searching, as well as supporting library outreach and marketing activities across Vertex. Prior to joining Vertex, Meaghan was the Manager of Library Services at Boston Children’s Hospital where she led a team of librarians and archivists and oversaw the medical library and archives program. Meaghan has also worked in medical libraries at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, both in Boston. Meaghan has extensive experience conducting, designing, and teaching systematic literature reviews; her work has earned her numerous co-authorships and dozens of published acknowledgements.

Objectives

This 4-hour course will cover the following:

What are systematic reviews and why should you know more?
      Types of systematic review 
      Critical appraisal of published systematic reviews

Systematic review methodology and process
     Essential steps, standards and guidelines to conduct a systematic review

     Search strategy best practices
     Overview of best-in-class databases
Collaborating on systematic reviews within your organization
     How are systematic reviews or other systematic searches used in organizations?

     Roles of Librarians/Information Teams
     How information professionals can leverage their existing skill sets to play a vital role in these reviews, regardless of where that function lies.

Prerequisites: Participants are required to bring a laptop to class for interactive exercises

Outcomes: Participants will obtain a foundational knowledge of:
     Systematic review standards and methodologies

     The increasingly vital role evidence-based reviews play in health care organizations
     Real-life examples of how Librarians and Information Teams can become involved in these projects
     How to learn more about this expertise

Intended Audience: All levels; no previous systematic literature searching experience required

registration rates

MEMBER

NON-MEMBER

STUDENT / 
UNEMPLOYED

NON-EXHIBITING VENDOR

SUNDAY CE COURSE*

$200

$200

$200

$200

1 DAY: MONDAY  (MONDAY SOCIAL EVENT
NOT INCLUDED)

$225

$275

$100

$350

1 DAY: TUESDAY  (MONDAY SOCIAL EVENT
NOT INCLUDED)

$225

$275

$100

$350

FULL MEETING: SUNDAY - TUESDAY**

$400

$450

$200

$700

SUNDAY EVENING RECEPTION ONLY

$65

$65

$35

$65

MONDAY SOCIAL EVENT  (FOR GUESTS
AND 1 DAY ATTENDEES ONLY)

$65

$65

$50

$65

REGISTRATION FEES FOR THE FULL MEETING INCLUDE THE MONDAY SOCIAL EVENT

*SUNDAY CE COURSE IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE FULL MEETING PACKAGE

**INCLUDES SUNDAY EVENING RECEPTION AND MONDAY SOCIAL EVENT




Hotel

hilton philadelphia at penn's landing
201 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106

book your room BY March 22

NOTE: Should you encounter a message that there are no rooms available, no need to move to another hotel, please contact PHT Venue & Logistics Chair Karen Mirabile at Mirabile.karen@gmail.com.


https://book.passkey.com/e/49998065 
Phone number 1.800.445.8667
group code: sla
Room rate: $205/night
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list of exhibitors

EMERALD

New England Journal of Medicine

EMERALD

Springer Nature

EMERALD

Taylor & Francis

EMERALD

Wolters Kluwer Health

DIAMOND

AdisInsight

DIAMOND

BizInt

DIAMOND

CAS

DIAMOND

Copyright Clearance Center

DIAMOND

Elsevier

PLATINUM

BioCentury

PLATINUM

Clarivate

PLATINUM

FDA NEWS

PLATINUM

FirstWord

PLATINUM

IBM Watson Health

PLATINUM

IOS Press

PLATINUM

Karger Publishers

PLATINUM

PharmIntell

PLATINUM

Prenax

PLATINUM

Proquest DIALOG

PLATINUM

Reprints Desk

PLATINUM

STAT News

PLATINUM

The Stationery Office

PLATINUM

TD NET

GOLD

Annual Reviews

GOLD

BMJ

GOLD

EBSCO

GOLD

InfoDesk

GOLD

JAMA Network

GOLD

JOVE

GOLD

Mary Ann Liebert

GOLD

McGraw Hill

GOLD

Third Iron

Exhibitor Registration 

EXHIBITOR RegistrAtIOn CLOSED, ALL Spaces FIlled

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Gold Level Conference Exhibitor - $2,500

Exhibitor name and company description in the DPHT Spring 2020 Meeting Program
Acknowledgement by listing Company Name on opening PowerPoint Presentation
One booth space (60" x 30" table with 2 chairs)
Wireless Internet for one (1) computer
Electricity at tabletop
One (1) attendee at conference INCLUDED
Includes meals (Breakfast & Lunch) on Monday and Tuesday for one attendee
Sponsor of the Sunday Evening Gala Reception and Exhibit Kick-off
Registration includes the offsite event on Monday night (1 attendee)

Platinum Level Conference Exhibitor - $3,500

Exhibitor name and company description in the DPHT Spring 2020 Meeting Program
Verbal acknowledgement during opening sessions on both Monday and Tuesday
One booth space (60" x 30" table with 2 chairs)
Wireless Internet for two (2) computers
Electricity at tabletop
Attendance for two (2) representatives at conference INCLUDED
Includes meals (Breakfast & Lunch) on Monday and Tuesday for two (2) attendees
Sponsor of the Sunday Evening Gala Reception and Exhibit Kick-off
One color full-page ad in the conference booklet INCLUDED
Registrations include the offsite event on Monday night (up to 2 attendees)

Diamond Level Conference Exhibitor - $5,000

Exhibitor name and company description in the DPHT Spring 2020 Meeting Program
Verbal acknowledgement during opening sessions on both Monday and Tuesday
One booth space (60" x 30" table with 2 chairs)
Wireless Internet for two (2) computers
Electricity at tabletop
Attendance for four (4) representatives at conference INCLUDED
Includes meals (Breakfast & Lunch) on Monday and Tuesday for four (4) attendees
Sponsor of the Sunday Evening Gala Reception and Exhibit Kick-off
One color full-page ad in the conference booklet INCLUDED
Preferred tabletop location
Registrations include the offsite event on Monday night (up to 4 attendees)

Emerald Level Conference Exhibitor – $7,000 and up  (Monday Night Sponsors, etc)

Exhibitor name and company description in the DPHT Spring 2020 Meeting Program
Verbal acknowledgement during opening sessions on both Monday and Tuesday
One booth space (60" x 30" table with 2 chairs)
Wireless Internet for two (2) computers
Electricity at tabletop
Attendance for six (6) representatives at conference INCLUDED
Includes meals (Breakfast & Lunch) on Monday and Tuesday for six (6) attendees
One color full-page ad in the conference booklet INCLUDED
Welcome intro speech at the Monday Night Event (from the 2 sponsors)
Preferred tabletop location
Registrations include the offsite event on Monday night (up to 6 attendees)

Registration is open on the DPHT website. A reminder email will be sent once the registration site is open.

Please note:
The registration fee for one person is included with Gold Level sponsorship; two people with Platinum Level sponsorship; up to four people with Diamond Level sponsorship and up to six people with Emerald Level sponsorship.

For our planning purposes, please provide the names and email addresses of all attendees with your sponsorship.

 For ALL vendor attendee’s tickets to the Monday night event are included with your sponsorship for the amount of attendees you are entitled to - Example – if you are at the Diamond level you get 4 people included for the meeting and those 4 for the Monday night event. 

 If you send additional exhibitor attendees over your allotted count for your sponsorship, each additional exhibitor person should register at these special rates (and the cost will include a ticket to the Monday night event):

Extra Exhibitor Rates

Vendor Attendees

Sunday CE Course

$200.00

1-Day: Monday

$350.00

1-Day: Tuesday

$350.00

2-Day: Monday + Tuesday

$700.00

Sunday evening reception ONLY

$65.00

Guests for the Monday night Social Event

$65.00


Need To Know For Sponsors

Credit Card Authorization Form for Exhibitors

AV Request Form For Exhibitors

Exhibitor Shipping Label

Commercial attendees without booth spaces must register for the meeting as Vendor attendees (see prices above).

Contact Janet Weiss at jcweiss@optonline.net for other sponsorship opportunities to further support the Division Spring meeting such as: Conference bags, lanyards, wireless internet in conference common areas, etc.